Africa opportunities

The Challenge Fund for Youth Employment

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The Fund aims to create a prosperous future for 200,000 young women and men in the Middle East, North Africa, Sahel & West Africa and Horn of Africa. This will be achieved by supporting youth...

VIVA Girls Grant

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Apply for a 12-month grant (financial support), and/or actively encourage girls and young women leaders to apply for a grant to resource their ideas, initiatives or organizations! The grants...

2020 prize is Education

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The Prize is to be awarded to individuals or institutions who through their research projects or initiatives have made significant advancement within one or more of the following areas (or other...

POWER AFRICA

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Partnership is at the core of Power Africa. Bringing cleaner, more efficient electricity to sub-Saharan Africa requires new model of development —  linking public and private sector goals and...

The ONE Africa Award

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US$100,000
The ONE Africa Award celebrates African efforts aimed at achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the world’s blueprint for a better future. SDG targets range from halving extreme...

The Caine Prize for African Writing

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£10,000
The Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. The prize was launched in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and...

Small conservation grants

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1,500 euro
The Jana Robeyst Trust Fund (JRTF) provides financial resources to early career scientists/conservationists and non-profit organizations to carry out vital field conservation and research work in...

IBRO-ARC Bursaries 2020

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The IBRO African Regional Committee (IBRO-ARC) offers awards of up to €4000 each to young African researchers who have graduated with a Ph.D. or equivalent degree (in fundamental or clinical...

Conservation Fund - Awards

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£5,000
ABC Conservation Awards - Maximum Grant £3,000 The Club aims to encourage as wide a range of ideas as possible, and funds approximately 10-15 Conservation Awards each year. Many different types of...

The Noel Buxton Trust Grant

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£5,000 per year
Trustees would like to focus their limited funds on economic development rather than service provision.  Trustees  favour work such as small business support and training, and  microfinance in...

Farm Radio International

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Our mission: We support African broadcasters to provide radio services that share knowledge with, and amplify the voices of, small-scale farmers, their families, and their communities. Our vision:...

FEMNET Development and Communication Network

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FEMNET is a pan-African feminist network of over 750 women’s rights organizations that has been mobilizing and connecting, strengthening capacities, informing and sharing experiences to promote...

IBRO-ARC Bursaries 2020

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The IBRO African Regional Committee (IBRO-ARC) offers awards of up to €4000 each to young African researchers who have graduated with a Ph.D. or equivalent degree (in fundamental or clinical...

The Future Awards Africa

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The awards celebrate young people between the ages of 18 and 31, who have made outstanding achievement in the year under consideration. Forbes has described the awards as “Most important awards for...

Digital Africa Challenge of 1000 African Entrepreneurs

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Announced at the press conference presenting the 2020 Africa-France Summit held in Bordeaux on Tuesday 17 September 2019, the Challenge of 1.000 is a joint initiative of Digital Africa and the Summit....

Open Africa Power 2020

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Open Africa Power is an education venture initiated by Enel Foundation in 2018 in partnership with top Academic institutions in Italy and Africa, aiming to forge a new generation of African leaders...

AFD Digital Challenge

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Le challenge récompense les solutions qui se retrouvent dans l’une ou plusieurs de ces quatre catégories de projet : 3.1. Création des services urbains de qualité: Votre solution intègre des...

Vlisco Fashion Fund

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5000 €
Le Vlisco Fashion Fund soutient les designers et couturiers émergents dans le processus de développement d’une carrière dans la mode. En partageant nos connaissances, notre expertise et...

The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships ITC

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EDUCATION: Master's degree in economics, business, international development, international relations or related area. WORK EXPERIENCE: Minimum seven years of relevant work experience. LANGUAGES:...

5th edition of science by women program

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The main goal is to enable African women researchers and scientists to tackle the great challenges faced by Africa through research in health, agriculture and food security, water, energy and climate...

Residential School 2019 Governance for Development in Africa Initiative

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The residential school is for 20 participants who are policy makers, academics, researchers or civil society representatives from any African country who will gain, through this training, new ideas...

African Researchers’ Small Grants Program

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USD $5,000 - $25,000
This third call for proposals is targeted at outstanding researchers – especially beginning researchers – and academics based in research institutions or universities in Africa. Applicants will...

Daikin-Smurai Incubate Africa Ideathon

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$100,000-150,000
Daikin -Samurai Incubate Africa Ideathon’ is an initiative by the leading multinational AirConditioning brand DAIKIN and African early stage VC - Samurai Incubate. The Ideathon aims to find the 10...

Regional Health Innovation Exchange 2019

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Participation in the event will involve showcasing your innovation at a Health Innovation Marketplace, with possible participation in pitch sessions, panel discussions, workshops and/or site visits....

Fonds Africain pour la culture

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Le Fonds Africain pour la Culture est une organisation panafricaine qui vise à appuyer et accompagner la professionnalisation du secteur culturel et créatif des pays africains à travers des projets...

Africa India Mobility Fund (AIMF)

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$5,000
Africa and India share many challenges, including in health, and the asset of a young population. The AIMF hopes that bringing together researchers from these geographies would lead to sustainable...

Unusual Solutions Competition

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USD 100,000
The competition addresses the 3 following “challenges” (themes). three themes are as follows: How can drone data and AI tools become more relevant to solving local social challenges? How to...

Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education

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$15,000
The Pan-African Awards recognise African-driven and African based organisations addressing skill gaps, financial insecurity and underemployment through innovative entrepreneurial education programmes....

Daniele Tamagni grant

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Enable young photographers to develop projects and a career which share Daniele's aims: to shine a light on social groups and individuals who contribute to social ,cultural and political change...

Pan-African Creative Exchange

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PACE is a 4-day biennial, interdisciplinary arts provocation from the African continent, created in partnership with the Vrystaat Arts Festival, which serves as a business-to-business arts showcase...

RFI Challenge App Afrique

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RFI Challenge App Afrique, une compétition qui vise à développer des solutions mobiles ou web innovantes dans le domaine de la ville intelligente, organisée par France Médias Monde à travers...

Miles Morland Foundation Writing Scholarship

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£18,000, paid monthly over the course of twelve months
It can be difficult for writers, before they become established, to write while simultaneously earning a living. To help meet this need the MMF annually awards a small number of Morland Writing...

Les Pan African Awards

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Les Pan African Awards reconnaissent les organisations d’origine africaine et basées en Afrique s’attaquant au manque de compétence, à l'insécurité financière et au sous-emploi par le biais...

AIMS Small Research Grants in Climate Change Science

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USD 10 000
The objectives of the AIMS Small Research Grants Program in Climate Change Science are to provide funding: to support the development of early career African academics of postdoctoral standing (or...

2019 Emerald African Management Research Fund Award

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approximately US$4,000
Emerald and AFAM (Africa Academy of Management), in association with INASP and the International Academy of African Business and Development (IAABD), are delighted to offer a research grant for an...

Energy Access Booster

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50 000$
L’accès à une énergie fiable, abordable et propre est l’un des Objectifs de Développement Durable des Nations Unies. Atteindre cet objectif signifie apporter l’électricité à 1.0 milliard...

Money Trail: exposing illicit finance

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50.000 euro
Only intercontinental journalist teams consisting of at least one African, one Asian and/or one European journalist are eligible to apply. Each team must consist of journalists from at least two...

Solutions innovantes pour l’accès à l’énergie durable hors réseaux

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Cet AàP couvre deux grands axes de l’accès à l’énergie : L’accès à l’électricité au moyen de systèmes collectifs (micro et mini réseaux, stations énergétiques) ou...